Primary Colours Bundle

$350.00 $374.00

  • Full Kit
  • Step-by-Step Guide
  • Supported
  • Intermediate

Get a Palette kit loaded with our three most popular Colours for a truly radical price.

The Primary Colours Bundle brings the classic sounds of tape, transformers, and transistors to your studio in a single 500-series module. And it just might be the greatest deal in pro audio.

The bundle contains:

Colour 500-Series Palette mkII Kit
Ultra-transparent host for three Colours with input drive and output trim controls


15IPS mkII Kit
Magnetic tape simulator featuring a low-end tape "bump" and germanium diodes


CTX mkII Kit
Classic sound of "iron" with a custom Cinemag transformer


JFT mkII Kit
Musical, class-A transistor saturation

What the Pros are Saying

"I have [the Primary Colours] in my main mono chain and have it on whenever I want to fatten up the sound some more. It’s really nice to have another option for coloring tracks and the different sounds are useful. Often though I’ll just put all three on. Using them mostly for guitar and synth tracks but I had them on a violin track last week and it made for a nice scratchy, detailed violin track."

-Ruban Nielson
Unknown Mortal Orchestra

"The Colour system is a fascinating example of what can be done with analogue electronics, and produces some great textures. If you have a 500-series with space for another module or two, this is a no-brainer."

-Mike Hillier

"I can't say enough good things about Colour. This product embodies everything Tape Op is about. It's rooted in DIY; it sounds good; and it's inexpensive, novel, fun, and wide open for experimentation. Right on."

-Scott Evans
TapeOp Magazine #107

"...the whole concept and execution works brilliantly: DIYRE’s Colour platform is a great way to add a little analogue character to your setup, or to dip those first tentative toes into the world of DIY."

-Matt Houghton
Sound on Sound Magazine

Real analog plugins.

Colour is a new format for analog audio gear designed for and by the DIY community. We took our favorite sounding analog circuits and put them on modules that are small, affordable, and swappable.

The Colour format consists of Colours and Palettes:

Colours are ultra-compact, pluggable analog circuit blocks that impart various types of analog color. Check out our ever-growing selection of Colours. Colours can be designed and released by anyone.

Palettes provide controls, power, and support circuitry for Colours. We currently offer the Colour 500 Palette and CP5 Mic Preamp with Colour.

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